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Maternal and infant maternity rates still too high – women activists

Kenneth Lukwago The ever increasing cases of maternal mortality and infant mortality anger women activists who say that the Ugandan Government must take giant steps to address this challenge that has persisted for long. Statistics show that Uganda currently stands at 366 maternal mortality deaths per 100,000 live births which

Courts to clear 1,000 sex cases, women excited

By Kenneth Lukwago The women movement applauds the judiciary for undertaking to clear over 1,000 sexual and gender based violence cases within the next 40 days but call for better plan to ensure that justice prevails. Recently the judiciary said it has organized 13 special sessions in different parts of

Reviving turn Uganda’s indigenous crops takes shape

By Nebert Rugadya Hundreds of farmers from across the country gathered in Kampala to present the case for conserving indigenous food-crops, and their products. At the fair organized by Pelum Uganda, an advocate for better land-use, the Country Coordinator, Grace Lutalo noted the onslaught of new inorganic and hybrid crops

fireworks Advertising Moves to New Home in Kololo

fireworks Advertising, one of Uganda’s top communications firms has moved to a new home at Nyonyi Gardens in Kololo leaving her old home at Legacy House. The move comes at a time when the company, is celebrating 10 years of Igniting Talent and Building Great brands, in Uganda. “We are

Britam launches additions to 3rd Party, IT solutions

Motorists can now have the windscreens and window glasses of their vehicles insured against breakages or cracks. Insurance company, Britam Uganda says, any customer who buys Motor 3rd Party Insurance from them, has the option of adding another 60,000 shillings to have the screens incurred. They have now introduced an